Cycling along side vineyards and the Canal du Midi I kept coming across walls of one type or another that had been used for drawing or painting on. The paintings followed me into the towns. I’ve come to the conclusion that it doesn’t matter what we paint on, as long as we are drawing or … Read more Monsieur Banksy forgets his sketch book again.
Paper, sketch books, serviettes can all be used to record your travels. On his adventures today Mouse Angelo came across a new type of support…. So where next?
When you are cycling 50 to 60kms a day its hard to find time to do your travel sketching….. Find time we must. However Rule number 1 bring the right equipment. You know those bargin bins…. chances are they aren’t going to contain sketch books with usable paper….. Find a sketchbook with a heavy duty … Read more Canal du Midi – Travel Sketching France
Thinking out of the box? I have also added Martin Roper’s photo. He is the photographer who took the photo. He gave his permission for us to do the painting. I wanted everyone to think out of the box, not just copy a photo.
Mouse Angelo has been taking some drawing and painting lessons in preparation for his next trip. We still haven’t organised just how he will be attached to my bike.
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I demonstrated an easy method to choose a clean colour scheme for our paintings. Joy of Joys when I discovered this scrap of watercolour. Walking around this morning I came across a palette that could stand as a painting itself.